Know your call and follow Jesus in a Prophetic
manner: Bishop Alex Dias
MARGAO: " We should know our call and follow
Jesus in a prophetic manner." Said Bishop
Emeritus of the Diocese of Port Blair Bishop
Bishop Alex Dias was delivering a homily on the
theme " Mary lived her call in a propheric
manner."on the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount
Carmel at the Carmelite Monastery Margao.
" To folow Jesus in a prophetic manner, Mother
Mary is a model for us. We need to imbibe her
virtues and devotion to Mother Mary." Bishop
Dias said further. He reminded the faithful that
God called each one of us personally and we are
responsible to respond to his call in a
prophetic manner. Elaborating on the role of the
Carmelites in spreading the the devotion to
Mother Mary, Bishop briefed the historical
aspects of the devotion to the Brown Scapular
Secular Carmelites renewed their promises on
this occasion. Those responsible for giving the
'Heritage tag' to the Chimbel Carmelites
Convent, which is in ruins, were felicitated at
the hands of Bishop Alex Dias and Councilor Fr.
Fr. Fantino Pereira was the Liturgical animator.
Liturgical Choir was led by Leena. Superior of
the Carmelite Monastery, Fr. Archibald Gonsalves
Carmelites of other communities also celebrated
the feast of their patroness.